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Billy Donovan III Leading the Way for St. Francis

Gainesville’s local boys basketball season is indeed in full swing. Thursday night will feature a non-conference rivalry game between the St. Francis Catholic Wolves (13-6) and the hosting Oak Hall Eagles (8-11). History The last meeting between these two teams saw the Wolves handle business at home, routing Oak Hall 70-35. …

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Donovan Continuing Success With OKC

Former Gator basketball coach Billy Donovan is continuing to see success in his coaching career. After coaching the Gators for 19 years, Donovan became the head coach of the Oklahoma City Thunder last April. The Thunder won 55 games last season, enough to take them to the playoffs.  They have also been playing well …

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NBA Preview: OKC Looks To Repeat Successful Season Under Billy Donovan

The OKC Thunder will face the Philadelphia 76ers at the Wells Fargo Center on Wednesday at 8 p.m. as both teams open their 2016-2017 NBA seasons. Oklahoma City is coming off of a powerful season behind head coach Billy Donovan. During his first NBA campaign, Donovan led the Thunder to a Northwest Division …

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’06-’07 Florida Basketball Team to Reunite at Florida Football Game

This Saturday, the Florida Gator football team will kick off its SEC schedule when the Kentucky Wildcats come to play at the Swamp. Football will not be the only highlight of the day as one of the best men’s basketball teams to ever play at Florida will be honored as the …

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Gator Great Corey Brewer to Host 7th Annual Gainesville Basketball Camp

The 2006 and 2007 back to back Florida basketball national championship teams are squads that will go down as one of the most dominating teams in college sports. Even though it has been nearly 10 years since the last basketball championship, Corey Brewer, a member of that team, enjoys coming back to the town that helped him become …

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Foley Officially Bids Farewell, Will Never Leave Program’s Side

A day after an emotional announcement of his retirement, Jeremy Foley entered his own press conference as loose as ever. He even teased his former employee and close friend, Billy Donovan, and said he had changed his mind and will be returning as athletic director. Unlike his friend, who walked …

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Oklahoma City Falls Flat, Warriors Advance to NBA Finals for Second Straight Season

The Oklahoma City Thunder shocked the basketball world this postseason by taking a 3-1 lead against the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference Finals. However, the Warriors’ historic season will continue after beating OKC three consecutive times—including last night’s 96-88 win at Golden State. Only nine other NBA teams have ever come back from a …

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NBA Playoff Preview: Warriors and Raptors Facing Elimination

After a Game 5 victory, the Golden State Warriors will head back to Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City where they will fight to keep their title hopes alive again when they play the Oklahoma City Thunder in the NBA Western Conference Finals. This is of course, the same Warriors team that holds the title …

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NBA Playoff Preview: Game 5-Oklahoma City At Golden State

The Golden State Warriors are back at home tonight as they face an energized Oklahoma City Thunder team for Game 5 of the NBA’s Western Conference Finals. The Warriors will play to extend their playoff run after losing Game 4 on Tuesday night, 118-94. The Warriors have taken a turn for the …

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